The one-sided 407-23 vote belied the emotional infighting over how to respond to freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar's recent comments suggesting House supporters of Israel have dual allegiances.
By Lisa Mascaro, Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday the House will vote on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, white supremacy and other forms of hate after freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar's comments about Israel sparked turmoil among Democrats.
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump blasted congressional Democrats over a series of new investigations into his administration. The House Judiciary Committee is seeking information from 81 people linked to the president, who calls the probes “a disgrace.” Also,…
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
The declaration, supported by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, comes after Omar made new remarks about Israel that critics decried as anti-Semitic at an event last week where she made a reference to "political influence in this country that says it is…
By Associated Press
Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has "unequivocally" apologized for tweets suggesting a powerful pro-Israel interest group paid members of Congress to support Israel.
It was a night of political firsts for Democrats. Christine Hallquist is the first openly transgender person to win a major party's nomination for governor. Jahana Hayes could become the first black woman in Congress from New England. And Ilhan…
Democrats nominated several potentially history-making candidates Tuesday, including the first transgender candidate for governor. For Republicans, the night ended with a surprise concession, while another ex-governor’s comeback bid ended in defeat.
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
Somali-American legislator Ilhan Omar made history Tuesday by winning a Democratic congressional primary in a Minneapolis-area district so reliably liberal that her victory is likely her ticket to Congress.
By Associated Press
Ilhan Omar, 33, says she is troubled by growing animosity toward Muslim people.
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